The International Relations Office (IRO) is a subdivision of the Rector`s Office at Epoka University. Its main task is the development and implementation of the international policy and the promotion of the university`s internationalization process.
IRO fosters and ensures the materialization of the university`s international policy in accordance with strategic objectives and guidelines set out by the Rector's Office and in consultation with its faculty partners.
Toward the achievement of the abovementioned goals in the context of the internationalization IRO supports international coordination with other institutions, occasionally represents the university abroad and promotes the university's international image as a global centre of excellence in teaching and research.
The International Relations Office (IRO) mission is to provide the necessary conditions to promote and intensify the internationalisation of Epoka University.
IRO offers the university community support with international cooperation agreements (drawing up and negotiating agreements, monitoring the implementation of international agreements).
IRO promotes and encourages global study opportunities to enhance students learning and foster students' awareness on the benefits of a multicultural environment.
In cooperation with the Dean of Students and the universities` partners it promotes the dissemination of information toward students and faculty on different global opportunities such as international internships availability, joint degree programs, international scholarships availability and scientific and cultural activities abroad.
IRO assists the Projects Coordination and Advisory Office in exploring, evaluation and application for externally funded research and sponsored projects at Epoka University.
IRO in close cooperation with the University Promotion Office strives to raise the visibility of Epoka University worldwide, promotes the university's international image as a global centre of excellence in teaching and research.
IRO promotes our international programmes though events, visits, conferences and trips abroad.
IRO also organises Internationalisation@Home events which aim to broaden the global perspective of our students by exposing them to different cultures on campus.
One of our core values at IRO is to better serve our students, stakeholders and partners and to enrich each day the international dimension and visibility of our University.